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Paris' original café tricot. Le premier café tricot Parisien.

Crochet class for May and June at L’Oisivethé

Want to start out the spring by learning to crochet with Cécile Balladino? The next crochet classes with Cécile will be: Friday May 23rd from 18h à 20h30 Saturday May 24th from 10h à 12h30 Friday June 20th from 18h à 20h30 Saturday June 21st  from 10h à 12h30 …
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Crochet classes with Cecile Balladino

  Contact me at loisivethe (at) for more details. Our classes are in French and in English. Native English speakers are welcome to join us ! Next classes with Cecile: May 23 from 18:00 – 20:30 May 24 from …
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Quince & Co Sparrow is here!

Je viens de recevoir Sparrow de Quince et Co dans la boutique. Un fil original… très agreable à travailler. Les detailes: 50g/la pelote. 168 yards (154 meters). 100% lin. Tricoter en aiguilles 3-3,25mm. Grosseur: Fingering weight (2ply). Je voulais tricoter un …
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Marie Claire Idées visits L’OisiveThé et Tricot.

Two weeks ago,  I had the pleasure of meeting the team from Marie Claire Idées at the tea house. They made a small video about our encounter. I was completely charmed by Diane and her cameraman. We had a lovely …
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Just before the summer holidays !

An event not to be missed on July 23 at L’OisiveThé. From 12-16h there will be a private sale of the following brands Dream in Color Lorna’s Laces Sweet Georgia Koigu ShiBui Knits 30-50% off  !!   And from 7pm-22pm …
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Limited time only sale of Juno Buffy !

Starting tomorrow at noon will be the Juno Buffy sale! There are limited quantities ! See you tomorrow on the on-line store!  

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L’OisiveThé for Mollie Makes

My little shop has found it’s way into the pages of the charming UK based craft magazine, Mollie Makes this month. Blogger , Leigh Schneider Metcalf  visited our shop last month and after snapping a few shot, I have to admit …
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Discover Juno Fibre Arts

Our favorite wool of the moment is our newest brand, Juno Fibre Arts. Buffy comes in small dye lots that range from 8-10 skeins. The colors are often one off unique colors. Each order I change colors depending on my …
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